Allowing more than one user to have access to a file. This can be via a network share, some method of cloud storage, using an FTP server, or other methods.

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Sharing folders in a workgroup - nonsymmetrical behaviour with windows 10

I have 2 computers running under W10.64. One named W36, the other W500. I configured my network as a workgroup and I can see the W36 and the W500 icons in the explorer on both computers. However, ...
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Wired and wireless network file sharing

I have connected my Internet to a buffalo air station router and a swtich. Computers and Laptops on this network connect to the Internet wired and wirelessly. I would like to share files locally on ...
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OS X can connect to Windows machine, but can't access shared folders

I can create new folders on my Windows XP machine, set them to "shared". On my Mac, I pick Finder → Go → Connect to Server → smb://192.168.1.4 → Connect → Name / Password. ...
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How to share files to devices connected between router 1 & router 2

Hardware: Huawei HG8247 (router 1) - router & modem combo. Linksys EA6900 (router 2) - router with 4TB hard drive attached. Goal: Share hard drive files to a laptop connected to router 1 via ...
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Can I make Office 365 shared documents read-only? (OneDrive for Business)

I have to share some Microsoft Office 365 documents (word, excel) with others. I want them to be strictly read-only.. I share them through the company OneDrive (which came with Office 365 ...
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Cant access USB connected to WDR3600 acting as an access point

Well hello. I have two routers at home. The one that my ISP provided me with is a Huawei and doesnt have the option for USB sharing so i connected my TP Link - WDR3600 to the Huawei and took all the ...
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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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Win Server 2003 r2: Can you deploy files without using GPP?

Im trying to deploy an email signature that needs to be placed in every C:%APPDATA%\MICROSOFT\Signatures folder on each machine in my domain. I am aware of how to deploy programs with .msi file ...
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Access Recycle Bin through SMB?

I am accessing one of my computers through SMB (file sharing) and I am running into a problem. I am trying to access the Recycle Bin but it does not work. I read it is DriveLetter/$Recycle.Bin, so I ...
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QNAP Nas File Server outside LAN

I am trying to map my NAS as a network drive outside my LAN however I have very limited knowledge around this. I have a QNap TS-212P which is configured to port forward so I can access it's GUI ...
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How to deploy files using Group Policy [migrated]

I wish to share a couple files to every computer on my domain. I know I need to use Group Policy, but I'm not really sure where to go from there. I am using Windows Server 2003 R2.
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Word 2016 not shared when opened from Ondrive Desktop

I have a Word 2016 document in a shared folder. The document was saved to OneDrive through Word 2016 Desktop app. I made sure the document was saved and uploaded. When I open the document from the ...
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How to share my localhost over the internet?

I really want to share my localhost over the internet to show my friends the progress of the website we're working on, so that I don't need to upload it to the public server each time I make a change. ...
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Sharing a folder in LAN with a password using Folder Lock Software

I have a problem in sharing my created locker in the sharing server of my LAN. Let's assume that the address of the sharing server of my LAN is \\192.168.1.1 and there I stored the locker. Now, after ...
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Change default direction to LTR in comments in an existing MS Word document

In MS Word, when I try to comment in a file someone shared with me, the text defaults to Right to Left, even if the whole document is in English. The author of the text has Right to Left languages ...
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Windows 7 PC refusing connection from Windows XP PC. System Error 67

So I have several PC's on a small local network. Server - Windows 8 Professional Client 1 - Windows 8.1 Client 2 - Windows 8.1 Client 3 - Windows 7 professional Client 4 - Windows XP professional. ...
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Make a network drive available over the internet?

I recently built a small server machine, using Ubuntu Server and Samba, to act as a file server (among other things) so that my entire family can access certain files over the network from Windows ...
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Computer accessible via IP and shown in NET VIEW, doesn't automatically appear in Explorer

The LAN with the problem has about 5 Win 8.1 PCs and a unix file server. The file server also acts as browser master via samba. File sharing works fine, each machine can see the others - except one (...
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Is NAS operating system necessary?

I currently have an old computer that has Windows 7 on it and I would like to use this machine to be used as a local file server at home. I am not looking to do anything other than using this computer ...
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FreeNAS - cifs sharing / active shares error

I'm using FreeNAS and just sharing to windows clients on the LAN with CIFS, but I'm stuck with trying to interpret why it's behaving as it is: The NAS is configured as "Browsable to Network Clients" ...
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Changes in “Advanced sharing settings” of Windows 10 are not saved

I change settings in "Advanced Sharing Settings" in "Network and Sharing Center" of Windows 10 but they are never saved. I turn on "Find/Discover Networks" and "File and Printer Sharing" but they ...
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Connect to Samba Share over VPN

I have a Windows 10 box that has the minimum requirement for file-sharing setup. From the LAN, I can connect to this box just fine with Samba and access its files. I have setup my router with a ...
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How to setup a service like Rapidshare, Megaupload for company intranet? [closed]

I would like to start a service like Megaupload, Rapidshare to allow my NON technical colleague to upload files then receive a link to share with customers or suppliers. Yes, you can tell me "Exist ...
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How to create a Windows 7 fileshare that requires NO authentication

This almost seems like a silly question, and yet I can't find the combination to keep the safe open. I am trying to create a fileshare on a Windows 7 Pro workstation. I want NO authentication prompts....
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mount http server as filesystem

I am trying to mount HTTP locally.Using SSHFS its working fine.But for Windows systems, or systems without SSH we cant use SSHFS.For example we can mount FTP locally using curlftp.For HTTP we have any ...
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Do Torrents have file quantity limitations? [closed]

Is there a limit to the number of individual files that may be included in the root of torrent? If there is a maximum quantity, what is it? If limits are client / tracker dependent, what are the ...
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Easist way to connect some SATA HDDs to a network without full PC

I have a few SATA HDDs in my big desktop PC. I store media and stuff on them, and access them from my other PCs over my home network. However, in order to access them, my big PC has to be on, which ...
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what port or ports are used for File sharing in windows?

I want to know on the windows operating system, what is the port number for the file sharing service?For example as you know the port number for HTTP service is 80. So I need to know the port number ...
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How do I connect two computers using USB 3.0?

I know this question exists, but it's about USB in General. Mine is about USB 3.0 and newer specifically. USB 3.0 specification introduces the feature known as direct host-to-host connection with ...
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Setting up Home Computer as File Server Windows

Here's my situation. My brother has a PC with a large hard drive (2TB) in his bedroom. All our movies are stored on that drive. I have another laptop hooked up to my telly in the sitting room, ...
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List Folders which are not updated in last X days

I have windows base File sharing server (with above 100 shared folders for users) for users where users copy there files on daily basis for backup purposes. Some users forget to do this, and after ...
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Cloud service to on premise file sharing optimization

On AWS I have Windows 2012(file server) & Ubuntu(ipsec vpn) E2C instance. On premise I have a Ubuntu Server(file server & ipsec vpn ). What options do I have in order to optimize sharing ...
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Windows 10 network drive permissions problems

I have thoroughly searched for answers on this site and nothing seems to be working. I have a Surface Pro 3 / Windows 10 connected to a closed network (i.e. no internet access by design) via wifi on ...
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Mirror a Dropbox repository in Sharepoint and restrict access

I'm looking for an elegant way to solve the following problem: My development team uses Dropbox for sharing documents amongst our immediate group. We'd like to put some of those documents into a ...
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Samba not visible on windows 7 (raspbian)

I followed one or two tutorials (saying the same) about configuring a samba server on a Raspberry Pi (I've got the third one) (Raspbian). I can see the server locally running smbclient -L localhost. ...
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Windows 10 SMB shares

I just installed Windows 10 and I can't connect to any of the shared drives on my QNAP station. My network is a private network and I have enabled file and printer sharing, network discovery and file ...
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Alternative Windows Offline Files + Windows Backup + Previous Version Setup

Currently our documents are all hosted in a Windows 7 box. Users can access the files using Windows share and the documents are available offline (windows 7 feature). The documents are being backed up ...
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File share access

I have a File Server on Windows with user access via AD. Now I need to deny access for a user group from a specific IP-Pool. But other users must connect to the file share from the same pool. How can ...
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Optimising file sharing on wireless client

I have a hard drive (movie storage) connected to a RaspberryPi which is connected to a router (skyhub) via Ethernet Cable. Samba is enabled on the RaspberryPi. Any other devices that are connected ...
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Locking a file on a shared drive for editing by only one person at a time

A shared file exists to a number of Windows 7/8 PCs on a mapped network drive like so: G:\plan.xlsx How can one lock or control the file so as it is only editable by one person at a time? Conflicts ...
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How to share all files and folders over the network

I was wondering how to share all my files on my win 7 machine with my win 10 machine over the network.
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Network Share sometimes missing some folders

I have a Public network share that all computers on the campus can access. One of these computers occasionally 'loses' about 8 out of 10 of the folders in this mapped drive. I have toggled client ...
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Share files and process between a few computers (windows)

I have a few computers. One server for web projets and services, one for development, one my personal computer, one my tablet which I take when I need to move somewhere. I'm a little bit tired to ...
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Is there a usb drive that can be shared with two computers?

I'm working as a freelancer on my own laptop (windows 10 pro). I am not allowed on my client's network with my own laptop. My client provided me with a desktop (windows 7 pro) for mail, printing, ...
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Slow searching OSX Server from Windows machines

Our graphics/media/photo files archived onto share points on Xserve. Photographer's macs are to be replaced by Windows PCs. Initial test with PC suggests that we can access share points and files ...
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Can different person see different shared folder structure by file sharing services of Windows Server 2008 r2?

For example, I have a folder structure like bellow in Windows Server 2008 R2 server: ShareFolder SubFolder1 File1 SubFolder2 SSFolder1 File2 SSFolder2 ...
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Is the origin of a file traceable? If it is how can I sanitise it?

If I copied a file from my PC to a newly formatted USB flash drive, took the file to a public PC and public Internet connection, created from there a new email, created a new account on an uploading ...
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Share files and folders over two gateway 192.168.2.1 and 10.10.10.1 on the network 10.10.10.1

I have a DSL Broadband line with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure Internet Setup as Static IP. In this case ...
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How to share a link to a picture in BTsync?

I have often files which I sync between my devices in BTsync. However, sometimes, I would like to share one picture or one video to one user elsewhere from the BTsync network. Technically, the ...